F-Secure and rural broadband services provider Xplornet Communications Inc. have announced that Xplornet Communications Inc. will offer F-Secure’s Internet Security services for PCs and Macs to its subscribers across Canada. F-Secure’s anti-virus program will help ensure that Xplornet’s business and residential customers have a reliable protection option from viruses and other types of malware. Xplornet will be including the Security Suite at no extra cost with some of its business packages, and will offer it as an add-on for its residential packages.
Recent reports indicate cybercrime is continuing to proliferate and evolve to become more difficult to detect than ever before. The Xplornet Internet Security Suite, powered by F-Secure’s award-winning technology, will provide subscribers peace of mind by significantly reducing these malicious threats.
“Part of offering subscribers ‘peace of mind’ means selecting a security suite that has received strong reviews by independent agencies,” said Avis Sokol, Vice-President of Marketing for Xplornet Communications Inc. “Our key selection criteria were a solution that would offer a robust protection and support a good online experience. F-Secure’s offering integrates seamlessly into our service, so that customers have an option that doesn’t require them to investigate third party software. We want our customers to have the best and safest online experience possible.”
“With F-Secure’s value-added services, Xplornet will be able to create additional revenue streams and allow it to differentiate itself from competitors, and thereby help grow its subscriber base,” said Curtis Cresta, general manager and vice president of F-Secure North American operations. “Not only that — Xplornet’s customers will benefit from our comprehensive protection as online security threats continue to grow.”
The F-Secure Internet Security Suite provides real-time protection against viruses, worms, trojans, zero-day attacks, spyware, phishing and other types of malware, and is tailor-made for operator deployments. F-Secure delivers operators an outsourced, turnkey solution managed in high-quality global hosting centers, providing continuous support and smooth deployment, requiring only minimal integration activities from the operator.